Kategorie: CD-Reviews | Genre: Jazz/Jazzrock/Fusion | Heft: Jahrgang 2012, eclipsed Nr. 138 / 3-2012 | VÖ-Jahr: 2012 | Wertung: 8/10 | Label: Rune Grammofone | Autor: WK
The Norwegian band Bushman's Revenge has always had a knack for large format spaghetti western moments. Also her new album sounds like a comment to Ennio Morricone. The power trio around guitarist Even Helte Hermansen, bassist Rune Neergard and drummer Gard Nilssen is no cliché between Rockabilly, Free Jazz, Progrock and Cinemascope too hackneyed not to translate it into a completely different context in their free flowing improv spectacle. Especially Hermansen's refreshing playing on the guitar has something of the charm of the hyperactive, which is known from the alpha guitarists around 1970. Although all pieces of the band are original compositions, they sound strangely familiar. Bushman's Revenge have little regard for themselves or their listeners and yet they don't waste a single note. With their crisp efficiency, they are the antithesis to any waste of sound in the current jazz scene.